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2—Ukiah Dally Journal, Uklah, Calif, Wednesday, July 3, 1974 Ex-mental patient kills Alice Bergman second four in Oklahoma town fair queen candidate DIRECTORS MEETING — The annual meeting of the Hillside Hospital board of du-ectors to honor the hospital medical staff was held Monday evening at the House of Garner. William J. Warhurst, center, president of California Health Data Corp., was the guest speaker. Above, he talks with, left to right, Hillside Administrator Shirley Ann Munroe, Dr. Kenneth Ridgley, outgoing president of the medical staff, Dr. Barnarr Johnson, incoming medical staff president, and Maurice Berman, Chairman of the board. — Journal photo by Raymond. • • / :-' r ••: v\ • • • ' Thousands pay tribute to Peron in downpour MULDROW, Okla. (UPI) Police said four persons were killed and at least three others critically wounded late Tuesday by a former mental patient who' used a hatchet, concrete Mock, knife and gun on victims in four houses in this small community. One victim was raped. The suspect then pushed an elderly woman from her bed at the Muldrow Nursing Home and hid under the sheets from police. The elderly woman was the mother of one of the men attacked. "Help me! Help me! They're after me and I don't know why!" police said the suspect shouted to the woman as he pulled her from the bed, leaped in himself and pulled the sheets over his head. The suspect was identified by police as Luther Anderson, 25, a patient last April at a mental hospital in Vihita, Okla., who went AWOL after only a few days of treatment. As authorities reconstructed the attacks, the killer first went to the home of Frank Mitchell, 34, on the eastern edge of town. Mitchell wa» beaten with a blunt object and is reported in critical condition at a Fort Smith, Ark., hospitaj, He next went to the home of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Duty, where he killed Duty with an ax and stabbed Mrs. Dobie Duty and raped their 30-year-old daughter-in-law, police said. Mrs. Duty also is in critical condition in Fort Smith. Working his way through the town, the killer shot R.J. Hewett and his wife, Jessie, to death and threw Hewett's body through a window. , Somewhere during the evening, between 7 p .m. and 10 p .m., he also killed George Armstrong, apparently beating him to death. . The elderly woman forced out of bed at the nursing home was Mitchell's mother. Police said Anderson ap- ' peared to have been drinking. They said they had not been able to establish a motive for the slayings. Dr. D.R.W. Shupe, administrator of Eastern State Hospital in Vihita, said Anderson was AWOL from the hospital, but was not considered an escapee. "Under no circumstances is he an escapee," Shupe said. "This man was a voluntary patient in April, 1974, and remained for 13 days. He ^progressed very well, but went AWOL after 13 days. _ "That does not make him an escapee. He was on an open ward. He was .doing well, but he decided to walk away." BUENOS AIRES (UPI) — Tens of thousands of mourners were drenched today by a prolonged thunderstorm but stood firm in their determination to get a last view of the remains of Juan D. Peron, lying in state in the National Assembly building. Lightning streaked the skies and thunder reverberated as rain fell in torrents on the lines of people inching forward six to eight abreast in a queue that twisted for more than a mile in Skaters prepare for marathon Ukiah roller skaters are oiling up their wheels for the Fourth of July skating marathon and rock concert' to be held at the Fitch Mountain Roller Rink in Healdsburg to benefit the Disabled American Veterans. Each is hoping to win the $100 first prize in the 1940 style, marathon. Others will be attending simply to enjoy the concert which will feature the Garcia Brothers, Deisel Lochran, Hotspur Kid, Faith, Hope and Charity and the Fitch Mountain Band. General admission will be $2. A $1 entry fee will be charged for the marathon. Entrants must apply before noon Thursday. More information may be obtained by.calling the Fitch Mountain Roller Rink, 433-9884. Ukkph Doily Journal Official City Newspaper DEAN DeVRIES Publisher GEO. HUNTER Man. Ed. B.A.COBER Pub.Emer. Published daily except Sat. Sun. and certain holidays by the Mendocino Publishing Co., at 590 South School Street, Ukiah, Mendocino County, California 95482 Second class postage paid at Ukiah, Calif. Business Office Phone 462-1421 Subscription Rates Main and Carrier: $2.00 per Mo., $6.00 per 3 Months $12.00 per 6 Mos., $24.00 per Year Out of Town Home Del. $2.00 15c per Copy Mail and Motor Routes Payable 3 Months in Advance Daily Journal Missing? If your delivery boy happens to miss your home please phone • UKIAH Miss Service Hours 5 to 7 P.M. 462-1421 WILLITS Cressie Dobbins 459-2713 Nkt & Lucerne Miss Service Hours 6 to 7 P.M. 27*1916 the otherwise deserted downtown area. Most of them were working people, who had supported Peron for 30 years. President Maria Estela (Isabel) Peron, widow of the late president who died Monday of a heart attack and his successor in office, ordered a one-day extension of the time his body would lie in state in order to permit more of his followers to pay their last respects. Christian Daveri, 18, the last person on the line at 7:30 a.m. (6:30a.m.EDT) said, "we must all unite behind Isabel, Peron's plans and projects must continue". The thunderstorm doused the tiny fires the people had built to keep warm in the southern hemisphere winter. Weeping groups of men women and children were quickly ushered past the bier so as many as possible could see the remains. Police and civilian guards carried away dozens of persons who became hysterical as they came into sight of Peron's coffin. Government sources said that Ricard Balbin, head of the Radical Civic Union, the nation's second largest political group behind the Peronist party, had called on members of all political parties in the country to hold a general meeting to discuss the nation's political situation.. Radical party sources confirmed that Balbin had met with several political leaders. "The 78(-year-old strongman ruler of the 1940s and 1950s died of heart failure Monday less than nine months after he won a third presidential term to climax his return from nearly 18 years of exile. There was no official report on the number of persons lined up to view Peron's body, but reporters estimated as many as 300,000 people filed past his casket Tuesday or waited in line to pass by today. The sight of Peron's body, set in a lace-trimmed coffin draped with black, mpved many mourners to weep openly and dozens of others broke down in hysterics. Peron's hands were crossed in repose with a chain of rosary beads said to be a gift from Pope Paul VI entwined in his long fingers. Peron was excommunicated by the Roman Catholic church, but later reconciled with the Vatican. "Watch your nerves, be calm, don't cry and don't be afraid," guards at the congress building warned the many weeping women who passed in front of the coffin. They firmly refused to let anyone but officials touch Peron. Columns of "descamisados" (shirtless ones) —Peron's working class followers —swept out in several directions front] Congress Plaza in downtown Buenos Aires, with one huge line stretching 36 blocks. NEW ROTARY PRESIDENT — Bill Hulten, left, newly-installed president of the Ukiah' Rotary Club, accepts the gavel from past president Ira Brannon. Brannon. was "debunked" at a special ceremony last Wednesday, and Hulten presided over his first meeting Tuesday.'--Journal photo, by Raymond. Todays Market Report JULY 3,1974 BATEMAN EICHLER, HILL RICHARDS INC. MEMBERS OF THE NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE 11 A.M. PRICES -.39 Oyer the Counter: 10;340,000 Advanced Memory Systems,3 3% Bank of America 29 3 / 4 30y 8 Diagnostic Data m m Seiscom Delta 1V4 l 3 A Equitable S-L 6y s 7% Shaklee Corp. 8V4 9 Perinzoil Offshore Gas 4% 5 1-16 Vaal Reefs Adr 44V 4 44% Soviets 'pull the plug' on network broadcasts Industrials Volume Listed Stocks: American Tel & Tel 45y 8 , Boise Cascade 13% Denny's Restaurants 11% Evans Products 6% General Motors 48^ Georgia Pacific 35% Int'l Systems & Control 33% Louisiana Pacific 12% Lucky Stores 10% Masonite 31% McDonald's 47% Pacific Gas & Electric 20%. Sambos Restaurants 14V 8 Standard Oil of Calif. 26% TelePrompTer 3% TransAmerica 6% Winnebago 5 >/4 Wall Street chatter NEW YORK (UPI) — "The immediate market outlook remains dependent on inflation and interest-rate trends which, though expected to improve in due course, offer little promise for the moment," says Standard & Poor's Corp. Bankers now insist that business credit demands are actually slowing, the firm points out. But even if a brighter picture is not far off, "prudence suggests that a fence-sitting position not be relinquished for the time being," it adds. ket Indicators of Bellevue, Wash. The firm says the market will have to drop lower before the start of the new major bull market. The market could go down for "the final flushout almost immediately," it adds, or launch another advance within the next few days delaying the market bottom until the October-November period. The first signs inflation is beginning to bate have • appeared, says the Predictor, indicating higher stock prices between now and year-end. The West Hartford, Conn., firm cites an easing of commodity prices, consumer resistance to higher prices, strong capital spending, and continued technological advances. "All of this will help turn the tide against inflation," it says, "and although we do not expect the turn to come overnight, the wheels are already in motion." NEW YORK (UPI) — With the July 4 holiday approaching and concern still strong over rising interest rates, stock prices were mixed in slow trading today on the New York Stock Exchange. The Dow Jones industrial average, which plunged more than 15 points Tuesday, was ahead 4.14. to 794.82 shortly before noon. Declines, however, led advances, 605 to 509, among the 1,546 issues crossing the tape. The two-hour volume amounted to around 5,890,000 shares, compared with 5,260,000 traded Tuesday. The market will be closed Thursday for the Fourth of July holiday, but will be open* Friday. Many investors planned a long weekend and trading was slow, analysts said. MOSCOW (UPI) — Three American television networks say their connections suddenly went dead Tuesday when they tried to broadcast television news stories about Soviet dissidents 11 to the United States. ABC, CBS and NBC said their correspondents were cut off Tuesday evening as they attempted to send television news accounts by satellite on a hunger strike by Soviet nuclear physicist Andrei D. Sakharov and on the activities of other dissident scientists. After their initial film presentations were cut off,- the correspondents tried to broadcast that fact to their U.S. audiences and were again cut off. Among the broadcasts was one by ABC correspondent Herbert Kaplow, beginning with Sakharov's name. The connection to New York immediately went dead. "They just pulled the plug on us," said ah ABC spokesman in New York. "There it is —for everyone to see —what happens when, a government controls the news," said Richard S. Salant, president of CBS News. Otherwise, the networks reported no interruptions in their coverage of President Nixon's Soviet visit.. An ABC producer in Moscow, Elliott Bernstein, said there had been "complete and total cooperation" from the Soviets up until then with several stories about dissidents having been transmitted earlier in the Nixon visit. Sakharov said his hunger Strike was designed to draw Nixon's attention to the plight of Soviet political prisoners. "We are now on the way to the ultimate windup of the bear market which has plagued, Wall Street since die 1968 top and by some yardsticks since 1966," according to Comparative Mar- Monterey Jack & Cheddar New Crop CHEESE ..*lg Plums Peaches Nectarines TOMATOES 29 .b White No. 1 10 lb. Bag g% g%4 POTATOES 89 Santa 29 lb. 100 lb. Bag $8.50 Cantaloupes Strawberries Large Eggplants 3/*l 3/4 3/n FARMER'S PRODUCE 1212 SOUTH STATE ST. 462-4323 . ' • 9:am to 8 pm NEW HOURS; CLOSED SUNDAY TONIGHT Thursday 2OF THE GREATEST HITS EVER ON THE SAME GIANT TWIN BILL "A JOY!" -N Y TIMES "iPARAMOlJNtPICTURES piTWDU A BHt. Hl'.M FRANCO ZEFFIRELLI Production of ROMEO crJULIET iiwniw Starts At FiMr«TO7¥arrnm WINNER OF 3 ACADEMY AWARDS MARLON BRANDO Edfather 0 BSI EKil , Alice Bergman, a horseback riding and swimming enthusiast who graduated this month from Ukiah high school, is the second entry in this year's Redwood Empire' Fair Queen Pageant. ALICE BERGMAN The 5'6" Ukiahan is working at city hall this summer before begtniiing studies at Mendocino Community College. Following completion of her studies here, she plans to transfer to Sacramento State University to continue working for a PhD in social work under Child Protective Care Services. During her senior year, she won the $500 People's Temple scholarship and a fieo scholarship from the Lake Mendocino Lions Club to help finance her studies. The daughter of Mr. and Mn. Howard Rhodes of 820 Jackson Ave., Alice enjoys traveling, swimming, horseback riding, drawing. Her favorite sports include baseball, volleyball, and watching auto races. Alice has blue-gray eyes, brown hair and measures in at 37-27-38. Her sponsor for the pageant U the Ukiah Fire Fighters Association. Pageant date is Thursday, Aug. 8. Lebanon may ask for Arab boycott at Geneva By United Press' Internatinal Lebanon plans to call for an Arab boycott of the Geneva Middle East peace talks unless the explosive Palestinian- refugee question is added to the agenda, political sources in Cairo said today. The sources said Lebanese Premier Takieddin Solh would make the request a,t this week's Cairo meeting of Arab diplomats and defense ministers to discuss Israeli reprisal raids. The conference, which opens tonight, was also expected to take up such major questions as calls for a reimposition of the Arab oil boycott against the United States and the creation of antiaircraft rings around refugee camps. Israeli warplanes and artillery have increasingly, attacked Palestinian targets in LeDanon during recent months in reprisal for a sharp step-up in Arab guerrilla attacks against Jewish frontier settlements. In Jerusalem, Israeli Defense Minister Shimon Peres said the Soviet Union gave Syria two of Russia's most advanced weap­ ons —MIG23 warplanes and SAM9 surface-to-air missiles. Peres, in a speech to the Israeli parliament, also said Tuesday Soviet officers "sustained casualties" in last October's Middle East war while serving with forward Syrian command units. The Cairo sources said Solh planned to ask Egypt, Syria and Jordan —the three other Arab, states bordering Israel — to boycott the Geneva peace conference until Israel agrees to discuss the future of the Palestinian refugees. 'We take down & Rehang Draperies" 462-3728 Eddington Cleaners L . , 1719 S. State STARTS TONIGHT 4 DAYS ONLY •f^JWaf wSrfi Continuous Saturday From 1:30 P.M. JOHN WAYNE NEWEST HIT! US ^^^^^^ McQ-he's a busted cop, his gun is unlicensed, and his story is incredible! JOIINWiHTVIi A BATJAC AND LEVY-GARDNER PRODUCTION c«.», EOOIE ALBERT- DIANA MULDAUR • COLLEEN DEWHIIST • CUJ GULAfiER Starts Week Pays 7:00-11:02 Sat. 2:00-4:17-10:34 RICHARD HARRIS ROD IAHLOR THE DEADLY TOUCHERS Week Days 9:11 Sat. 4:06-9:33 S Added Color Cartoon "KLOOTZ KOUNTY"

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